Thinkwrite: Quality Papers

Publish or Perish is an academic maxim that reflects the need, and perhaps the pressure, to publish articles in order to show academic credibility. I’ve been thinking a lot about the need to publish papers recently because I have a project which is reaching that stage. The transition between writing essays and writing papers hasn’t …

Geoengineering at Bristol workshop

Today’s workshop (I seem to be going to quite a few at the moment!) was on Geoengineering at Bristol – to present current research and get to know everyone who is doing research on geoengineering at Bristol. It was funded by the Cabot Institute and organised by Pete Irvine. Some of the interesting questions and …

Future Science Leaders Workshop

I was awarded a scholarship to go to the Future Science Leaders Workshop, so this week I’ve been at St. John’s college, Oxford. The whole two days were filled with exceptionally good talks about communicating and doing science research, and the problems that physics especially faces at school level and how we can help. The …

Inaugural Summer School – Using Satellite Observations to Advance Climate Models

JPL and the Keck Institute hosted their first summer school this year at Caltec, and I was lucky enough to be one of the 24 participants. It was the first time and we were the guinea pigs – therefore some things could have run more smoothly of course. The lectures – on diverse topics but …